Sweet Potato Stuffing

Delicious savory and sweet stuffing that goes great with ham or poultry.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
8 servings


  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter

  • 1 medium apple - peeled, cored, and diced

  • cup chopped onion

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1 (16 ounce) can sweet potatoes, drained

  • 2 cups soft bread crumbs


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add apple and onion; cover and cook until tender, 8 to 10 minutes.

  3. Stir in sugar, salt, and nutmeg; push to one side of the skillet. Add drained sweet potatoes to the empty side of the skillet; mash with a fork. Add bread crumbs and mix until all ingredients are combined. Transfer to a greased casserole dish.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown on top, about 1 hour.

Cook's Note:

You can use this to stuff a whole chicken or turkey, if not baking in a casserole dish.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

169 Calories
9g Fat
21g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 169
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 6g 28%
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 382mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 16mg 81%
Calcium 31mg 2%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 215mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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